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8 ways to encourage a growth mindset in kids.

Of all the topics I've written about over the years, how to foster a growth mindset in our ...

Knitting your way to a healthier, happier mind

I've been proudly involved with Neural Knitworks since its inception, sharing the latest article out on this fabulous ...
Why a wandering mind is an unhappy mind

Smartphone app shows a wandering mind is an unhappy mind.

An intriguing paper called 'A wandering mind is an unhappy mind,' was published in the journal Science a couple ...

My TEDx talk ‘Indulge Your Neurobiology’

Here it is: My TEDx Northern Sydney Institute talk 'Indulge Your Neurobiology'. In my talk I share my ...

Gut-Brain Health – What Neuroscientists Are Calling “A Paradigm Shift”

The trillions of microbes that inhabit your body are collectively called the microbiome. They outnumber your own cells ten ...

Three evidence-based daily habits for wellbeing and happiness

This week I spoke with Megan McDonough CEO and co-founder along with Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar of the Wholebeing Institute. ...

Did Rick Hanson’s Positive Neuroplasticity training change my skeptical mind?

That's me and Rick Hanson PhD, a neuropsychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and ...

5 ways to improve your body-mind connection

Did you know that the chit chat between mind and body goes two ways? Your body is an ...

Antidepressants may be no better than a placebo, so why take them?

The placebo effect, the power of belief, and the mind-body relationship is fascinating. In fact, a desire to understand ...

Does CBT teach your prefrontal cortex to keep emotions in check?

In an open-access edition of Nature magazine this week ('The Great Depression') science journalist Emily Anthes took a ...

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